This guidebook will teach you how to make correct decisions in chess at every phase of the game, whether you are a total beginner or an expert. Designed for self study , it includes all the material being taught at the first part of the way to improve in chess- creating a solid foundation in the process of decision making in chess, upon which all future knowledge is based. Understanding how to make correct decisions in chess, what to take into account, how to approach different kinds of positions and how to focus on answering the requirements of the position, will then be used to study everything else in chess- from the opening, through the middle game and all the way to the endgame. Having read this book, you will acquire all the tools needed to break down the complex (and often difficult!) question of "what should I do in a given position?" into a number of much easier and simple questions; Combining the answers to these questions, you will come up with the right plan and find the best moves in every situation.